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Sara Douglass Book Series Awards open to entries

The judging panel now welcome entries for the 2018 Sara Douglass Book Series Award. The 2018 Award covers all series ending between January 2015 and December 2017. Please see more information below and on the Sara page. ABOUT THE AWARD … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2018 Aurealis Awards Judging Panels

Every year, we are fortunate that people from all over Australia volunteer their time and expertise to judge for the Aurealis Awards. They are amazing, they work extremely hard, and each year bring you the best of the best Australian … Continue reading

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Aurealis Awards Returning to Melbourne

MEDIA RELEASE – for immediate distribution – 23 May 2018 Aurealis Awards coming back to Melbourne After almost 15 years, the Aurealis Awards, Australia’s premier awards for speculative fiction, are finally coming back to Melbourne where it all started. The owner of … Continue reading

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Aurealis Awards 2018 Call for Judges

Applications are now closed for the 2018 Aurealis Awards judging panels.  Please read the following information carefully before submitting your application as we cannot make exceptions to the requirements. We are seeking expressions of interest from Australian residents who would like to … Continue reading

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2017 Judging Comments

BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL Panel members: Nola Cavallaro, Stephanie Gunn (convenor), Chris Lampard, Carol Ryles Number of entries: 44 Judging criteria: The Best Science Fiction novel panel judged the entries against several criteria. Of utmost importance was the literary value of … Continue reading

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2017 Aurealis Awards Winners

The Aurealis Awards management team, on behalf of the Western Australian Science Fiction Foundation, would like to congratulate the winners of this year’s Awards. We also take this opportunity to thank the judging panels for all their hard work making … Continue reading

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Aurealis Awards ceremony live stream

Tune in on Saturday, 31 March, 2018 at 2.45pm Perth time (5.45pm AEDT) to our Facebook page to see the 2017 Aurealis Awards ceremony live stream. We can’t guarantee technical perfection, but it should be fun anyway! Frock up, grab … Continue reading

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